Canada Logistics Conference 2018  -  Learning Sessions  -  5 Tech Trends in Supply Chain Logistics

5 Tech Trends in
Supply Chain Logistics

Get leading-edge insight and explanation of the five biggest emerging industry technology trends and what they mean for your business

Thursday, October 25 • 11:30 am - 12:15 pm

It’s common knowledge that technology is disrupting the industry. Many supply chain logistics professionals are experiencing those disruptions in their day-to-day operations – and certainly foresee big impacts in the immediate future, let alone in a few years’ time. But with all the talk about emerging technologies, it can be difficult to understand what’s just hype and speculation and what you need to act upon.  And with the demands already on today’s logistics professional, keeping up with emerging technology can be overwhelming.

In this session, delegates will get a comprehensive yet comprehendible discussion of the 5 key technological trends impacting the industry now and in the future. You’ll understand how they’ll impact your business and be equipped to future-proof your operations and personal skill set for tomorrow’s supply chain.

The presentation will cover tech topics including:

  • Amazon’s last mile
  • Uber for freight
  • Blockchain (what is it, really?)
  • Artificial intelligence and machine learning
  • The cloud – are you really in the cloud?

The session will conclude with a Q&A with the speakers, giving delegates an opportunity to probe further and ensure they have a full understanding of the material.


Justin Bailie
Founder, Rose Rocket

Justin Bailie is the co founder and president of Rose Rocket, a TMS for Modern Trucking Companies. Justin, a serial entrepreneur in the area of logistics and transportation has founded 4 startups in the transportation, technology and ecommerce verticals and while raising millions in venture capital from Silicon Valley investors. Consistently recognized as a top industry influencer Bailie has been quoted and/or contributed to over 30 national and international publications including INC magazine, Huffington Post and the Globe and Mail.  Justin regularly gives talks and sits on panels at industry events that include, the Surface Transportation Summit in Toronto, the C.I.T.T annual conference and the CSCMP annual event. Bailie is recognized as a subject matter expert in the transportation industry and advises logistics professionals on e commerce, “start up” software methodologies, and modern revenue generation practices. Justin is a published author, Y combinator alumni, lives in Toronto Canada and is a father of three.

Dave Brajkovich
CTO, Polaris Transport

As a Chief Technology Officer, Dave has key accountabilities for leading and maintaining a robust technical ecosystem for the Polaris Transportation Group. The ultimate objective is to provide Polaris the foundation to be a uniquely different provider of freight services with enhanced digital product capabilities in the future. Emphasis will be placed on bleeding edge technologies such as Robotic Process Automation, AI, and Blockchain. Mr. Brajkovich’s educational background includes a diploma in Production Engineering, followed up by specialized university programs at York University in Toronto, Darden’s School of Business at the University of Virginia and several ITIL leadership certifications.


Michelle Arseneau, CCLP
Managing Partner, GX Transportation

Michelle Arseneau is an owner and Managing Partner at GX Transport, an asset based carrier since 1997 providing LTL, Dedicated and Consolidated services within Canada and the United States.  In addition to strategic planning and initiatives with fellow business partners, Michelle’s responsibilities include business development, marketing and all aspects of Information Technology for the company.


Nick Davies
Technical Channel Manager, ATT&T Fleet Complete

Nick Davies is a Technical Channel Manager for Fleet Complete, a leading global provider of mission-critical connected technologies for fleet, asset, and mobile workforce based businesses. Some of his responsibilities include building Fleet Complete’s integration & partner platform and driving innovative product development. Nick’s years of experience in the telematics industry is coupled with forward-thinking ideas to help deliver Fleet Complete’s mission of helping fleets thrive. Nick lives in Portland, OR with his wife and two sons.

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